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ICYMI: The 51st CMA Nominees

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ICYMI: The 51st CMA Nominees

Miranda Lambert tops the list of nominees for “The 51st Annual CMA Awards” with five nominations and following closely behind is Little Big Town and Keith Urban each with four nods.       Hosted for the 10th time by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, the 51st CMA Awards airs Live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Wednesday, November 8 at 7:00 PM. Here’s the full rundown:

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR: Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Chris Stapleton, Keith Urban

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR: Dierks Bentley, Eric Church, Thomas Rhett, Chris Stapleton, Keith Urban

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR: Kelsea Ballerini, Miranda Lambert, Reba McEntire, Maren Morris, Carrie Underwood

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR: Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Old Dominion, Rascal Flatts, Zac Brown Band

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR: Brothers Osborne, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line, LOCASH, Maddie & Tae

SINGLE OF THE YEAR: (Award goes to Artist, Producer, and Engineer): “Better Man” – Little Big Town, “Blue Ain’t Your Color” – Keith Urban, “Body Like A Back Road” – Sam Hunt, “Dirt On My Boots” – Jon Pardi, “Tin Man” – Miranda Lambert,

ALBUM OF THE YEAR: (Award goes to Artist and Producer): The Breaker – Little Big Town, From A Room: Volume 1– Chris Stapleton, Heart Break– Lady Antebellum, The Nashville Sound– Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, The Weight of These Wings– Miranda Lambert

SONG OF THE YEAR: (Award goes to Songwriter): “Better Man” Songwriter: Taylor Swift, “Blue Ain’t Your Color”: Songwriters: Clint Lagerberg, Hillary Lindsey, Steven Lee Olsen, “Body Like A Back Road”: Songwriters: Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne, “Dirt On My Boots”: Songwriters: Rhett Akins, Jesse Frasure, Ashley Gorley, “Tin Man”: Songwriters: Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall

MUSICAL EVENT OF THE YEAR: “Craving You” – Thomas Rhett featuring Maren Morris, “Funny How Time Slips Away” – Glen Campbell with Willie Nelson, “Kill A Word” – Eric Church featuring Rhiannon Giddens, “Setting the World on Fire” – Kenny Chesney with P!nk, “Speak to a Girl” – Tim McGraw & Faith Hill


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